Rhode Island Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for makeup artist in Rhode Island is controlled by the Rhode Island Board of Hairdressing and Barbering.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Rhode Island

Specific requirements to perform makeup artist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

No specified requirements

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• Esthetician License – complete an esthetician course of education that is at least 600 hours in length and pass a practical and a written esthetician exam.

• Hairdresser/Cosmetologist License – complete a hairdresser/cosmetology course of study that is at least 1,500 hours and pass hairdresser/cosmetologist practical and written examinations.

What’s the state licensing site for a makeup artist?

Rhode Island Board of Hairdressing and Barbering

What are some training programs available for a makeup artist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

Location(s):

Rhode Island